impelling : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
- v cause to move forward with force
- s markedly effective as if by emotional pressure
impelling skill as a teller of tales
an impelling personality
- For "impelling business reasons," Francis James Wideman of West Palm Beach sent the President his resignation as Assistant Attorney General.
- The assumption had impelling logic.
- The only thing impelling into negotiations was the hope that transforming its political relations with its neighbors would secure its long-term survival.
- Jose de Venecia in Manila Bulletin
The revolution in communications and information technology is speeding economic interdependence and impelling nations to seek amity, mutual help, and political solidarity from like-minded peoples even across the great continents,De Venecia said.
- Anne Rice in The Catholic Review
I believed that what she'd said so many years ago was precisely the truth,Rice writes. "He was on that altar. And I wanted to go to him, and the impelling emotion was love."
- Mao Zedong in The Australian
Mao said: "The law of the unity of opposites is the fundamental law of the universe impelling things to move and change."